Punahou’s Torres-Kahapea named Gatorade Hawaii Girls Basketball Player of the Year
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Laynee Torres-Kahapea of Punahou has been named the 2022-23 Gatorade Hawaii Girls Basketball Player of the Year.
The senior guard averaged 15.6 points per game.
Torres-Kahapea is the fourth Punahou player to take home the honor.
“It’s really humbling and I’m really blessed and grateful to be given such a prestigious award,” Torres-Kahapea told Hawaii News Now. “I’m very fortunate to be chosen but the work continues so I just can’t settle.”
The Kaneohe native has committed to Portland State University.
“I’m so excited to get up there because there’s such a loving community and I just feel like it’s perfect for my playing style and more importantly where I can see myself for the next four years,” said Torres-Kahapea.
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